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Author Topic: System backup tool?  (Read 1769 times)

kingfisher

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System backup tool?
« on: January 01, 2008, 09:30:44 pm »

I'm about to look at 5.9 Gold.  What do Vector users use to backup the system?  I'm used to creating a bootable disk with mklivecd and I've also used mondoarchive.  Neither is listed in the packages list, so what do people use?
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uelsk8s

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2008, 09:55:26 pm »

we have vmklive in the vl-live-tools package.
You can use that to make yourself a live backup of your system.
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kingfisher

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008, 10:02:32 pm »

Thank you.  Does the live backup include an installer?
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jduped

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2008, 12:42:04 pm »

I DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THAT TOOL

AWESOME :)
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kingfisher

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2008, 01:47:50 pm »

Judging by the name, it's based on 'mklivecd', in which case it would include an installer.
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reb

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2008, 05:25:04 am »

uelsk8s, I'm still learning.

where does one find this  vl-llive-tools pkg?  vmklive sounds like a winner.

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008, 06:42:15 am »

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reb

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2008, 08:35:34 am »

That is great uelsak8:

I got the
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vl-live-tools-1.0.6-x86-1vl59.tlz
downloaded now all I need is the key to unlock the door.  How do I expand a .tlz ??? :-[

reb
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Nothing is right or wrong, good or bad, only thinking makes it so.  Think about it.
Running a Vector Linux VL3300 with 1 SATA 80GB HDD and 1GB DDR 400 ram, DVD+-RW , and VL 5.9 Delux

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2008, 08:39:39 am »

Hi reb. A .tlz is a Vector Linux package. You can install it with a right click on it, install package, or from the command line as root with installpkg <name_of_the_pkg>.tlz
That will expand the pkg and copy all the needed files in to the proper locations.
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uelsk8s

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Re: System backup tool?
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2008, 09:15:43 am »

That is great uelsak8:

I got the
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vl-live-tools-1.0.6-x86-1vl59.tlz
downloaded now all I need is the key to unlock the door.  How do I expand a .tlz ??? :-[

reb
reb,
I should have asked if you were on 5.8 or 5.9 before giving you the link
here is 5.8 package
http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/Uelsk8s/vl-live-tools-1.0.6-noarch-1vl58.tlz
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